Monitoring the Future Survey/Lifetime Use Scale

Monitoring the Future Survey/Lifetime Use Scale
Johnston‚ L.D.‚ O’Malley‚ P.M.‚ & Bachman‚ J.G.2001
 
Lifetime Use Scale:
1. Have you ever smoked cigarettes?
1. Never
2. Once or twice
3. Occasionally
4. Regularly in the past
2. Have you ever taken or used smokeless tobacco (chewing tobacco‚ snuff‚ plug‚ dipping tobacco)?
1. Never
2. Once or twice
3. Occasionally
4. Regularly in the past
(3) Have you ever had more than just a few sips of beer‚ wine‚ wine coolers‚ or liquor to drink?
1. No
2. Yes
4. On how many occasions in your lifetime have you had alcoholic beverages to drink (more than just a few sips)?
1. 0 occasions
2. 1-2 occasions
3. 3-5 occasions
4. 6-9 occasions
5. 10-19 occasions
6. 20-39 occasions
7. 40 or more
5. On how many occasions in your lifetime (if any) have you been drunk or very high from drinking alcoholic beverages?
1. 0 occasions
2. 1-2 occasions
3. 3-5 occasions
4. 6-9 occasions
5. 10-19 occasions
6. 20-39 occasions
7. 40 or more
6. On how many occasions in your lifetime (if any) have you used marijuana (grass‚ pot) or hashish (hash‚ hash oil)?
1. 0 occasions
2. 1-2 occasions
3. 3-5 occasions
4. 6-9 occasions
5. 10-19 occasions
6. 20-39 occasions
7. 40 or more
7. On how many occasions in your lifetime (if any) have you sniffed glue‚ or breathed the contents of aerosol spray cans‚ or inhaled any other gases or sprays in order to get high?
1. 0
2. 1-2
3. 3-5
4. 6-9
5. 10-19
6. 20-39
7. 40+
Amphetamines are sometimes called: uppers‚ ups‚ speed‚ bennies‚ dexies‚ pep pills‚ diet pills‚ meth or crystal meth. They include the following drugs: Benzedrine‚ Dexedrine‚ Methedrine‚ Ritalin‚ Preludin‚ Dexamyl‚ and Methamphetamine.
8. On how many occasions (if any) in your lifetime have you taken amphetamines on your own that is‚ without a doctor telling you to take them?
1. 0 Occasions
2. 1-2 Occasions
3. 3-5 Occasions
4. 6-9 Occasions
5. 10-19 Occasions
6. 20-39 Occasions
7. 40 or More Occasions
9. On how many occasions (if any) in your lifetime have you used “crack” (cocaine in chunk or rock form)?
1. 0 Occasions
2. 1-2 Occasions
3. 3-5 Occasions
4. 6-9 Occasions
5. 10-19 Occasions
6. 20-39 Occasions
7. 40 or More Occasions
10. On how many occasions (if any) in your lifetime have you taken cocaine in any other form (like cocaine powder)?
1. 0 Occasions
2. 1-2 Occasions
3. 3-5 Occasions
4. 6-9 Occasions
5. 10-19 Occasions
6. 20-39 Occasions
7. 40 or More Occasions
 
This instrument can be found on pages 25-26 of Core Measures Initiative Phase I Recommendations‚ Center for Substance Abuse Prevention. Available online at:http://vvv.dmhas.state.ct.us/sig/pdf/uconn/core_measures.pdf
This instrument is a subscale of the Monitoring the Future survey and can be found in CSAP’s Core Measures document on pages 23-26.Lifetime Use Scale.doc
 

Johnston‚ L.D.‚ O’Malley‚ P.M.‚ & Bachman‚ J.G. (2001). Monitoring the Future national survey results on drug use‚ 1975-2001: Volume 1‚ Secondary School Students 2000 (NIH Publication NO. 01-4924) Bethesda‚ MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Dr. Lloyd Johnston
Institute for Social Research
University of Michigan
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